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Rosecrance-IL in New Unit Dedicated to Firefighters, EMTs

Rosecrance-IL in New Unit Dedicated to Firefighters, EMTs | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
12/06/2014 -ATIN - Rosecrance, a non-profit in Northwestern Illinois that has expanded rapidly over the past decade and whose roots go back to the very earliest days of the "progressive" social reform movements at the turn of the 20th century, is opening a unit that specializes in treating the addicted from the often high-stress dangerous jobs of firefighting and EMT, one of the first such specialized units to open in the country, according to Rosecrance and published reports.
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Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review
News About Private Parent-Choice Schools and Programs for Struggling Young People.    
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Many teens and young adults have trouble growing up.  We share ideas on why, and news of sophisticated helping resources through Curation, Podcasts and consultations.   The topic is written by and for the schools, programs, professionals and parents who are part of the network of private parent-choice programs and services that service struggling young people and their families. Inclusion here is no indication of endorsement of any school, program or service.  I am a member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) and a Certified Educational Planner (CEP).

 

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Treating ADHD In the Wilderness-Interview With Neal Christensen

Treating ADHD In the Wilderness-Interview With Neal Christensen | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Neal Christensen, Clinical Director and an owner of Elements Wilderness in Utah, joined Lon August 6, 2018 to discuss how the wilderness is the perfect environment to help children leave behind the all too common distractions of modern teens....

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A different way to treat ADHD,-use the wilderness.  -Lon

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Marijuana Risks to Young Adults: Symptoms & treatment of cannabis use

Marijuana Risks to Young Adults: Symptoms & treatment of cannabis use | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Marijuana risks to young adults. Is pot addictive or a gateway drug? Symptoms and treatment for marijuana use disorder. Cannabis legalization facts.
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Benchmark Transitions shares a good objective review of recent research findings on marijuana use. -Lon

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Ironwood Maine Launches New Website

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MORRILL, Maine (PRWEB) July 30, 2018 -- Ironwood Maine, a licensed and accredited therapeutic boarding school for struggling teens in Maine, announces the launch of its newly-redesigned website
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The Parental Tool Box-Interview With Co-Authors Jim and Dayna Guido

The Parental Tool Box-Interview With Co-Authors Jim and Dayna Guido | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Lon joined Jim and Dayna July 5, 2018 to discuss their new book “The Parental Tool Box.”  Just published and available commercially, the book is  based on their 40 years of work with struggling teens both in therapeutic programs and working individually with families.  Listen here lick here....

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The solution to your problems with your struggling teen might be found here in this book.  -Lon

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Newport Academy Finalizes Acquisition Of NorthStar Academy Adolescent Treatment Center

Newport Academy Finalizes Acquisition Of NorthStar Academy Adolescent Treatment Center | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Leading Adolescent Treatment Center Group Enters Into the District of Columbia and Surrounding Areas with Exceptional Treatment and Care for Struggling Teens
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The CEDU/Rocky Mountain Academy Experience

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This is an essay about my personal experiences and observations on what used to be called “Emotional Growth Boarding Schools” or “Special Needs Schools.”  Behind the term “emotional growth” was a challenge to the orthodoxy of medical and psychological treatment for “troubled teens” that had evolved by the 1970s and 1980s.  These “emotional growth” schools have evolved to the current designation of “Therapeutic Boarding Schools,” but the influence of the old days of emotional growth orientation has left a significant mark on the functions of modern Therapeutic Boarding Schools and standard treatment programs.  In....

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For a few years CEDU/Rocky Mountain Academy was a successful challenge to the standard method of treating young people with behavioral/emotional problems.  These are some of my thoughts of this experience.  -Lon

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Addiction and Sleep

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With 23.5 million Americans (or 1 in 10 people over the age of 12) suffering from addictions to drugs and alcohol, addiction and sleep have a close relationship. It is common for people with addictions to have sleep disorders and for people to use substances like drugs and alcohol to treat their sleep problems, which …
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A great review of all the possible causes of poor sleep habits, of which drugs and addictions are primary.  -Lon

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Suzette Belgarde Explains the Benefits of Equine-Guided Coaching - Press Release - Digital Journal

Suzette Belgarde Explains the Benefits of Equine-Guided Coaching - Press Release - Digital Journal | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Assistance and therapy animals come in all shapes and sizes, with cats and dogs and even elephants and dolphins all having been utilized for therapeutic purposes. For Suzette Bernadine Belgarde, however, her interests lie predominantly in horses, with the Faribault, Minnesota, resident having witnessed firsthand the benefits horses can have on a variety of conditions from anxiety and autism to genetic syndromes and traumatic brain injuries.
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How To Motivate a Young Adult-Interview With Aaron Wallis Ph.D.

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Dr. Aaron Wallis Ph.D., clinical therapist for Open Sky Wilderness (CO) explained to Lon May 10, 2018 how young adults with motivation problems usually want to change, but don’t know how.  Sometimes.... 

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Dr. Wallis explains that calling them "lazy" is probably the worst thing a parent can do.  Assuming they have the desire and helping them find the reasons blocking their motivation is much more effective.  -Lon

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'Fortnite' Addiction Isn't the Problem. It's the Symptom.

We need psychologists who actually play video games.
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A perspective on video games from a "gamer."  -Lon

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Should We Believe Advertising?

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Advertising is an integral part of our culture and economy.  But for years, the value of advertising has been debated, with some claiming that the down side is eclipsing the plus side, or that people without a firm grasp of the truth will abuse it hoping there is a steady supply of gullible people.  As shown in

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New Boarding School for Teens and Young Adults with ASD

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Shrub Oak is a new, special education boarding and day school that will serve an international population of young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
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Montana Academy, Theraputic boarding school in Marion (MT) expands programming

Montana Academy, Theraputic boarding school in Marion (MT) expands programming | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
At the end of a dirt road on a remote hillside in Marion sits the Montana Academy, a therapeutic boarding scho
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Horticulture Therapy

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Horticulture and plant therapy instill a sense of nurturing, as students build and tend gardens together, bringing plants to life through proper care and nutrition.
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One of Newport Academy's progams for struggling teens.  -Lon

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“Another nail in the coffin for learning styles” – students did not benefit from studying according to their supposed learning style –

“Another nail in the coffin for learning styles” – students did not benefit from studying according to their supposed learning style – | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
It may now be time to bury the learning styles myth once and for all. By Christian Jarrett
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Interesting research results on lhe value of learning styles.  -Lon

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Taming the Bully Between Your Ears-Interview With Author Jeannie Cisco-Meth-Podcast

Taming the Bully Between Your Ears-Interview With Author Jeannie Cisco-Meth-Podcast | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Bullying on the playground or at work evolves from previous internal bullying of yourself explained Jeannie Cisco-Meth, author of “Bully Proofing You” to Lon June 13, 2018.  Bullying yourself is the voices in your head that tells you “You Can’t Do That,” and is....

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Tracing bullying in the playground and workplace down to the internal critical voice in your head is the insight of Jeannie Cisco-Meth, our guest on The Woodbury Report podcast.  -Lon

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Midwest Academy (IA) Today With Ben Trane Nov. 25, 2014 (INTERVIEW)

Midwest Academy (IA) Today With Ben Trane Nov. 25, 2014 (INTERVIEW) | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

In its 12th year as a coed therapeutic boarding school for teens ages 12-17, owner Ben Trane in this interview talks about the school’s successes and evolution.  He explains he feels that a student body size of 125 is about the right size for struggling teens

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I tried to balance this report with the owners description of the school and the explanation of the state's case against him which resulted in the school's closing.  -Lon

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How To Boost Your Teen’s Self-Esteem

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Parents have a monumental impact on their children’s self-esteem. Self-esteem, whether positive or negative, plays a role in nearly everything that your teen does! It’s a protective factor of mental health, social behavior, and a shield against negative influences.
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The emotional self-control of the parents are key to helping their children grow up into mature adults.  -Lon

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This survey from Tappable has found that one in ten millennials would give up a finger for their smartphone

This survey from Tappable has found that one in ten millennials would give up a finger for their smartphone | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
British smartphone users have revealed just how much they love their smartphones
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Are they serious?  Or is this just an example of lack of thinking of the future?  -Lon

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How Young Men Become Good Men-Interview With Author Dan Blanchard

How Young Men Become Good Men-Interview With Author Dan Blanchard | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Dan Blanchard, an inner city teacher in Connecticut, talked with Lon June 23, 2018 about his latest book “The Storm-How Young Men Become Good Men.”  This is a fast reading novel telling a story about a young 16 year old boy with problems....

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This fictional novel describes a grandfatherly day 16 year old boys badly need.  -Lon

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3 Ways Exercise Combats Teenage Drug Abuse and Teen Depression

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Research shows that regular exercise can help people get off drugs and alcohol, and stay in recovery long term. In other words, the “runner’s high” is real.
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Aetna Class Action Challenges Wilderness Therapy Coverage Denials

Aetna Class Action Challenges Wilderness Therapy Coverage Denials | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it
Aetna Life Insurance Co. has been hit with a class action lawsuit accusing it of denying coverage for medically necessary mental health and substance abuse service provided by licensed wilderness therapy programs and residential treatment centers.
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Insusrance coverage for Wilderness Therapy programs continues to be hotly debated. -Lon

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Teen Cell Phone Obsession

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Nomophobia or teen cell phone obsession, also known as smartphone addiction was addressed by Ted Guastello on Turner Broadcasting System’s HLN network.
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Cell phone obsession now has an official label - Nomophobia.  -Lon

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From Synanon To CEDU-Interview With Bill Lane

From Synanon To CEDU-Interview With Bill Lane | Woodbury Reports Inc.(TM) Week-In-Review | Scoop.it

Bill Lane talked with me on May 23, 2018 to explain his personal experience in his evolution of experiences with Synanon and then moving to working at CEDU, one of the first therapeutic boarding schools in the country.  While at Synanon....

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The decade of the 1960s saw significant experiments in alternative ways of raising our children, with Synanon being a major altrernative approach in helping drug addicts.  One of the outgrowths from several alternative approaches, including Synanon, to helping young people with problems was the CEDU school which at its peak had seven schools throughout the West.  Bill Lane was an important part of the transition in schools from the 1960s creative approaches. j -Lon

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